August 2011

Tumor mass in the upper pole of the left kidney

Clinical Info

Neonate 3 days old
Palpable mass in the left flank of a neonate

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Tumor mass in the left kidney

Tumor mass in the upper pole of the left kidney
Tumor mass in the upper pole of the left kidney
High resolution image showing the tumor in the upper pole and a normal part of the kidney
High resolution image showing the tumor in the upper pole and a normal part of the kidney
Another detail of the normal lower pole and the tumor in the upper pole
Another detail of the normal lower pole and the tumor in the upper pole
Longitudinal detail of the tumor
Longitudinal detail of the tumor
Transverse detail of the tumor
Transverse detail of the tumor
The tumor is highly vascularized. The tumor proved to be a mesoblastic nephroma.

A mesoblastic nephroma is the most common renal tumor identified in the neonatal period and the most frequent benign renal tumor in childhood. It represents 3-10% of all p
The tumor is highly vascularized. The tumor proved to be a mesoblastic nephroma. A mesoblastic nephroma is the most common renal tumor identified in the neonatal period and the most frequent benign renal tumor in childhood. It represents 3-10% of all p
Renal tumors must be differentiated from extrarenal tumors as in this 10 months old female
Renal tumors must be differentiated from extrarenal tumors as in this 10 months old female
Detail of an extra renal tumor impressing the left kidney
Detail of an extra renal tumor impressing the left kidney
Transverse image of the extrarenal tumor impressing the kidney.
The tumor proved to be a neuroblastoma.
Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid cancer in childhood. Close to 50 percent of neuroblastoma cases occur in children younger than tw
Transverse image of the extrarenal tumor impressing the kidney. The tumor proved to be a neuroblastoma. Neuroblastoma is the most common extracranial solid cancer in childhood. Close to 50 percent of neuroblastoma cases occur in children younger than tw

Conclusion

The renal tumor in the neonate proved to be a mesoblastic nephroma. The extrarenal mass in the 10 months old girl proved to be a neuroblastoma.


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